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Foundation Degree Photography

Foundation Degree Photography


About this course

This course brings together creative photographic skills and academic study, including digital imaging and industry led projects. It is structured to provide a wide range of photographic skills and, at the same time, develop the creative and technological skills essential for today's modern photographer.

The course will reinforce your practical potential through a sound knowledge of the history of photography and an awareness of contemporary developments in the medium. The contextual elements of the course also encourage you to think critically about photography and its impact on culture and society.

The course is delivered through a combination of workshops, lectures, tutorials and work based learning.


This course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience for a career in photography or BA Creative Industries Photography programme.


You would usually need at least one of the following:

  • A relevant BTEC Level 3 profile of Merit/Merit
  • DD at A Level
  • DE grades at A Level plus C in Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Access to HE where you have achieved a Pass Diploma with 45 Passes

Plus: GCSE passes in three subjects at grade C or above to include Maths and English Language (or equivalent).

Additional Info

You will be expected to purchase a good quality digital SLR camera with SD card. Throughout the year you will need to provide display materials such as sketchbooks and portfolios. You will also need to purchase your own prints.

Applicants may be asked to attend an interview, take part in a workshop session, or present a portfolio of work as part of the selection process.

This course is franchised by the University of South Wales.

The UCAS course code is: W640

Institution Code: W01

Campus Code: G

Where can I study Foundation Degree Photography?


Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)

Call 01495 333 777 to apply today

All courses may be subject to change. Coleg Gwent reserves the right to withdraw courses should they no longer be deemed viable to run.

Gall yr holl gyrsiau fod yn destun newid. Mae Coleg Gwent yn cadw'r hawl i dynnu cyrsiau yn os ystyrir nad yw bellach yn ddichonadwy i'w rhedeg.

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